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Adam Williams (I) (1922–2006)


Adam Williams was born on November 26, 1922 in Wall Lake, Iowa, USA as Adam Berg. He was an actor and writer, known for North by Northwest (1959), The Big Heat (1953) and Fear Strikes Out (1957). He was married to Marilee Phelps. He died on December 4, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1978 Sword of Justice (TV Series)
Jansen
- The Skywayman (1978) ... Jansen
 1977 The Girl Called Hatter Fox (TV Movie)
Guard
 1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Jess Davis / Jess
- Episode #2.110 (1977) ... Jess Davis
- Episode #2.70 (1977) ... Jess
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Henry Corwin
- The Four Horsemen (1977) ... Henry Corwin
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie)
Terrence Milik
 1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Schmidt
- The Highest Mountain (1976) ... Dr. Schmidt
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
George Damier
- Daddy's Little Girl (1974) ... George Damier
 1971-1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Henderson / Prosecutor
- A Game of Shadows (1972) ... Henderson
- To Save a Dead Man (1971) ... Prosecutor
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Burton
- Bad Day for a Thirst (1968) ... Burton
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Sergeant Carhew
- Blazing Arrows (1967) ... Sergeant Carhew
 1959-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Hardesty, Thief / Muller / Red Twilight / ...
- The Prince (1967) ... Hardesty, Thief
- The Brass Box (1965) ... Muller
- Vengeance (1961) ... Red Twilight
- The Hanging Posse (1959) ... Blackie Marx (as Andy Williams)
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Miller Stevens
- Lisa (1966) ... Miller Stevens
 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Thurman
- Between Two Fires (1966) ... Thurman
 1966 Follow Me, Boys!
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Gordon Forbes
- An Eerie, Airy, Thing (1966) ... Gordon Forbes
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- Landscape with Running Figures: Part 1 (1965) ... Truck Driver
 1965 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
David Brice
- The Problem of the Honorable Wife (1965) ... David Brice
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Tate
- Survival (1965) ... Tate
 1965 The Glory Guys
Pvt. Lucas Crain
 1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Roper
- Old Cowboy (1965) ... Roper
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Chief
- The Sky Is Falling (1964) ... Chief
 1964 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Mose
- My Brother's Keeper (1964) ... Mose
 1959-1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jeb / Hank Kale / Kellino
- The Enormous Fist (1964) ... Jeb
- Gold Fever (1962) ... Hank Kale
- Incident in No Man's Land (1959) ... Kellino
 1964 The New Interns
Wolanski
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Harmony Brown
- Do Unto Others, Then Gallop (1964) ... Harmony Brown
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Ben Jorgenson
- My Enemy, This Town (1964) ... Ben Jorgenson
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
C.H. Littler
- Onward and Upward (1964) ... C.H. Littler
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Ralph Walker
- The Oracle (1963) ... Ralph Walker
 1963 Gunfight at Comanche Creek
Jed Hayden
 1959-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Mal Sherman / Cory Platt / Russell Ganaway / ...
- Old Man Running (1963) ... Mal Sherman
- The Anvil Chorus (1962) ... Cory Platt
- The Executioner (1962) ... Russell Ganaway
- The Score Is Even (1961) ... Jax
- The Prisoner (1961) ... Cpl. Troc
 1963 The Gallant Men (TV Series)
Pvt. McQueen
- The Warriors (1963) ... Pvt. McQueen
 1959-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Paul Meadows / Lloyd Barker
- The Snowball (1963) ... Paul Meadows
 1961-1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Chuck Lynch / Axel Derwent / Willie Lee Hanks
- The Snow Job Caper (1962) ... Chuck Lynch
- The Deadly Solo (1961) ... Axel Derwent
- Mr. Goldilocks (1961) ... Willie Lee Hanks
 1962 Combat! (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Nash
- The Prisoner (1962) ... Lt. Col. Nash
 1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Jeb Quinn
- Johnny Brassbuttons (1962) ... Jeb Quinn
 1962 Convicts 4
Guard
 1960-1962 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Phillip Harvey / Wally Jackson
- Thicker Than Water (1962) ... Phillip Harvey
- The Baby (1960) ... Wally Jackson
 1958-1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Doctor / Police Lt. King
- What Frightened You, Fred? (1962) ... Doctor
- Listen, Listen.....! (1958) ... Police Lt. King
 1960-1962 The Detectives (TV Series)
Felix / Soley / Eddie Furman
- Never the Twain (1962) ... Felix
- Terror on Ice (1961) ... Soley
- The Long Jump (1960) ... Eddie Furman
 1961-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Henry Gifford / Willie Cleveland / Mel Walters
- The Green Beret (1962) ... Henry Gifford
- Pattern for a Frame (1961) ... Willie Cleveland
- The Old School Tie (1961) ... Mel Walters
 1962 Maverick (TV Series)
Sam Elkins
- Epitaph for a Gambler (1962) ... Sam Elkins
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Slim Trent
- The Do-Badder (1962) ... Slim Trent
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Ben
- Dark Circle (1961) ... Ben
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Arnie Ames
- The Swindler (1961) ... Arnie Ames
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Sam Harper
- The Kidnapping (1961) ... Sam Harper
- The McMasters Story (1961) ... Sam Harper
 1961 The Last Sunset
Calverton
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Hymie Kralik
- Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper (1961) ... Hymie Kralik
 1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Burley Keller
- The Persecuted (1961) ... Burley Keller
 1961 The Islanders (TV Series)
Adam
- A Rope for Charlie Munday (1961) ... Adam
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Wilcott
- Rebellion at Blazing Rock (1961) ... Wilcott
 1961 Guestward Ho! (TV Series)
Jim Gates
- Frontier Week (1961) ... Jim Gates
 1960 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Woodward / Sailor
- A Most Unusual Camera (1960) ... Woodward
- The Hitch-Hiker (1960) ... Sailor
 1960 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Sammie
- White Carnation (1960) ... Sammie
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
Burt
- Starfall: Part 2 (1960) ... Burt
- Starfall: Part 1 (1960) ... Burt
 1960 The Westerner (TV Series)
Pouk Loper
- Dos Pinos (1960) ... Pouk Loper
 1958-1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Simon Quill / Beckett / Frank Gault
- Full Circle (1960) ... Simon Quill
- The Chase (1959) ... Beckett
- The Reasonable Man (1958) ... Frank Gault
 1959-1960 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Brad Pickard / Clint Frome
- Letter of Death (1960) ... Brad Pickard
- Client: Frome (1959) ... Clint Frome
 1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Harlan Breckenridge
- Miss Jenny (1960) ... Harlan Breckenridge
 1959 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Harry Gulliver
- The Koa Man (1959) ... Harry Gulliver
 1956-1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Jackson Greene / Tod Burke
- Millionaire Jackson Greene (1959) ... Jackson Greene
- The Story of Tod Burke (1956) ... Tod Burke
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Denny Sutton
- The Upset (1959) ... Denny Sutton
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Jebb Kilmer
- The Ringer (1959) ... Jebb Kilmer
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
George Hilton
- The Vengeance (1959) ... George Hilton
 1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Al Harp
- Stranger in Town (1959) ... Al Harp
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Corporal Quill
- Break Out (1958) ... Corporal Quill
 1958 The Badlanders
Leslie
 1958 The Space Children
Dave Brewster
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Wohlman
- The Days of November (1958) ... Wohlman
 1957 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Jason Beckmeyer - P.I.
- The Case of the Runaway Corpse (1957) ... Jason Beckmeyer - P.I.
 1957 The George Sanders Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Tom McElroy
- The Call (1957) ... Tom McElroy
 1957 The Lonely Man
Lon
 1957 The Oklahoman
Bob Randell
 1957 The Garment Jungle
Ox
 1957 Fear Strikes Out
Doctor Brown
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Medford
- Invitation to a Gunfighter (1957) ... Medford
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Wells
- Dateline Las Vegas (1957) ... Wells
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Glen
- The Chess Game (1956) ... Glen
 1956 The Rack
Sgt. Otto Pahnke
 1955-1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Larry
- Let Yesterday Die (1956) ... Larry
- Little Guy (1955)
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Tichonov
- I Am Not Alone (1956) ... Tichonov
 1956 The Proud and Profane
Eustace Press
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Sylvan Danzig
- Rookie Cop (1956) ... Sylvan Danzig
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Lathrop
- Reverse English (1956) ... Lathrop
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
1st Lt. Frank Buchanan
- Dead Reckoning (1955) ... 1st Lt. Frank Buchanan
 1955 The Sea Chase
Kruger - Wireless Operator (uncredited)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Danny Rawlings
- Verdict (1955) ... Danny Rawlings
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Max Pierson
- All My Mothers, All My Fathers (1955) ... Dr. Max Pierson
 1955 Crashout
Fred Summerfield
 1953-1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Private Littauer
- Charlie C Company (1954) ... Private Littauer
- To Any Soldier (1953)
 1954 The Yellow Tomahawk
Cpl. Maddock
 1954 Dragonfly Squadron
Capt. Wyler
 1953 Vice Squad
Marty Kusalich
 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- Night Ride (1953)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Harry
- Boundary Line (1953) ... Harry
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- The Living Image (1953)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Alannah (1952)
- The Survey Man (1952)
 1952 Without Warning!
Carl Martin
 1951 Benjy (Short)
 1951 Flying Leathernecks
Lt. Bert Malotke
 1951 Queen for a Day
Chuck, High Diver segment
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Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Andy Williams

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Veteran "bad guy" actor of 50s film and TV who began his career after decorated WWII military service as a U.S. Navy pilot (Navy Cross). Typed into playing gunslingers, psychos and menacers, particularly after his lead role in Without Warning! (1952) set the pace. See more »

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